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It’s Not Real But It Looks it.

By Hugh MacArthur

The popular paintball or better said ‘air soft’ enthusiasts use replica firearms, which are very convincing… sometimes too convincing. »

Laughing Gas No Laughing Matter

By Martin Myall

The Guardia Civil confiscated 53,000 capsules of laughing gas, thousands of dosage devices and 7,000 balloons in the Sant Antoni, Ibiza. »

Swiss Citizen Charged with Money Laundering

By Vivienne Hughes

A Swiss citizen was intercepted by the Guardia Civil with over 100,000 euros in cash and charged with money-laundering. »

Eels Released in Rio Guadalfeo

By Vivienne Hughes

Confiscated baby eels from a Guardia Civil operation in Algeciras were given a new home in the Río Guadalfeo at the beginning of March. The stretch of river chosen was the Azud de Vélez; i.e., more or less under Vélez Benaudalla, which has water all year round, thanks to the ecological discharges from Rules... »

Last Minute Golf Reprieve

By Martin Myall

The Motril golf course, Los Moriscos was set to lose half its holes on the 26th of June at 10 in the morning but some last-minute negotiations stayed the avid hand of Hacienda. »

Cash in the Boot

By Martin Myall

The Guardia Civil came across a driver with 600,000 euros in the boot of his car without any indication as to where it had come from. »

Sunday Market Confiscations

By Martin Myall

There were confiscations at the Almuñécar Sunday (6th) flea market after the Policía Local came across 500 kilos of fruit & vegetables, which is forbidden. »

Naughty Strawberries

By Martin Myall

The intrepid municipal police in Almuñécar, who strive relentlessly for our safety, pounced on 39 boxes of illegal strawberries that were being hawked on the lawless street corners of the town. »

Fishy Fish Confiscated

By Hugh MacArthur

The environmental protection department of the Guardia Civil (Seprona) have confiscated 600 kilos fish in La Rábita, at the eastern end of the Costa Tropical. »

Almuñécar Illegal Ivory Confiscated

By Vivienne Hughes

The Almuñécar police moved in during the Friday Market this week to confiscate a dozen pieces of illegal ivory. The stall owner could not demonstrate that he had obtained them legally. »

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